So what about 1973?
¤ January 14 – Elvis Presley’s concert in Hawaii is the first worldwide telecast by an entertainer, that is watched by more people than watched the Apollo moon landings. It was never shown in the Eastern Bloc Countries because of Communism
¤ January 5 – Diamond Foxxx, American pornographic actress was born.
¤ January 27 – U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War ends with the signing of the Paris Peace Accords.
¤ April 5 – Rincewind was born. Yay me. 🙂
¤ August 23 – The Norrmalmstorg robbery occurs, famous for the origin of the term Stockholm syndrome.
¤ October 20 – The Saturday Night Massacre: U.S. President Richard Nixon orders Attorney General Elliot Richardson to dismiss Watergate Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox. Richardson refuses and resigns, along with Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus. Solicitor General Robert Bork, third in line at the Department of Justice, then fires Cox. The event raises calls for Nixon’s impeachment.
¤ November 17 – Watergate scandal: In Orlando, Florida, U.S. President Richard Nixon tells 400 Associated Press managing editors “I am not a crook.”
¤ Lite Beer is introduced in the U.S. by the Miller Brewing Company.